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" Sometimes it lieth in pat allusion to a known story, or in seasonable application of a trivial saying, or in forging an apposite tale : sometimes it playeth in words and phrases, taking advantage from the ambiguity of their sense, or the affinity of their... "
The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone - Página 381
de James Boswell - 1821
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Lectures on Subjects Connected with Literature and Life

Edwin Percy Whipple - 1850 - 218 páginas
...English writer," can be represented the manifold forms and almost infinite range of their mirth. " Sometimes it lieth in pat allusion to a known story,...phrases, taking advantage from the ambiguity of their sense or the affinity of their sound ; sometimes it is wrapped up in a dress of humorous expression...
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Essays, Selected from Contributions to the Edinburgh Review ...

Henry Rogers - 1850
...land : hereabouts the angel buried him, and also buried the grave, lest it should occasion idolatry.' allusion to a known story, or in seasonable application...phrases, taking advantage from the ambiguity of their sense, or the affinity of their sound ; sometimes it is wrapped in a dress of humorous expression ;...
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Elementary Sketches of Moral Philosophy: Delivered at the Royal Institution ...

Sydney Smith - 1850 - 391 páginas
...notion thereof than to make a portrait of Proteus, or to define the figure of the fleeting air. Sometime it lieth in pat allusion to a known story, or in seasonable...it playeth in words and phrases, taking advantage of the ambiguity of their sense, or the affinity of their sound ; — sometimes it is wrapped in a...
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Elementary Sketches of Moral Philosophy: Delivered at the Royal Institution ...

Sydney Smith - 1850 - 391 páginas
...notion thereof than to make a portrait of Proteus, or to define the figure of the fleeting air. Sometime it lieth in pat allusion to a known story, or in seasonable...it playeth in words and phrases, taking advantage of the ambiguity of their sense, or the affinity of their sound ; — sometimes it is wrapped in a...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [Followed by] The journal of a tour ..., Volumen 4

James Boswell - 1851
...and judgments, that it seemed no less hard to settle a clear and certain notion thereof, than to make a portrait of Proteus, or to define the figure of the fleeting air. Sometimes it lielh in pat allusion to a known story, or in seasonable application of a trivial saying, or in forging...
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Reason and Faith, and Other Miscellanies of Henry Rogers

Henry Rogers - 1853 - 458 páginas
...exemplified in the pages of our author. Of his wit, as of wit in general, it may be truly said, that " sometimes it lieth in pat allusion to a known story,...phrases, taking advantage from the ambiguity of their sense, or the affinity of their sound ; sometimes it is wrapped in a dress of humorous expression;...
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REASON AND FAITH, AND OTHER MISCELLANIES OF HENRY ROGERS

1853
...exemplified in the pages of our author. Of his wit, as of wit in general, it may be truly said, that " sometimes it lieth in pat allusion to a known story,...phrases, taking advantage from the ambiguity of their sense, or the affinity of their sound ; sometimes it is wrapped in a dress of humorous expression ;...
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Selections from the Writings ...

Rev. Sidney Smith - 1854
...and judgments, that it seemeth no less hard to settle a clear and certain notion thereof than to make a portrait of Proteus, or to define the figure of...it playeth in words and phrases, taking advantage of the ambiguity of their' sense, or the affinity of their sound ; — sometimes it is wrapt in a dress...
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Elementary Sketches of Moral Philosophy

Sydney Smith - 1854
...judg' ments, that it seemeth no less hard to settle a clear ' and certain notion thereof than to make a portrait of ' Proteus, or to define the figure of...it playeth in 'words and phrases, taking advantage of the ambi' guity of their sense, or the affinity of their sound ; ' — sometimes it is wrapt in...
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The Elements of Intellectual Philosophy

Francis Wayland - 1854 - 426 páginas
...Dr. Barrow as the best description of wit and its modes of affecting us with which I am acquainted. " Sometimes it lieth in pat allusion to a known story,...phrases, taking advantage from the ambiguity of their sense, or the affinity of their sound : sometimes it is lodged in a sly question, in a smart answer,...
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